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? was at a defense mechanism by the defense department? >> guest: no, it was a purely preemptive effort to slow the nuclear weapons processing capability of iran. >> host: you mention charlie miller and mr. miller is in st. louis and he joins us today on "the communicators." mr. miller, what was your goal in breaking into the iphone? >> guest: in that particular case it was for a concept like robert mentioned. they had hackers across the world and they had various devices. if you break into a device you can wind some cash in the device also. i won the contest a few times. earlier my career was more about showing things like iphones or you know, apple software were vulnerable because it really was an believe that it was but now it's just -- i have shown vulnerabilities in the iphone and attacks where i can send a text message to the iphone and taken over. all these are fixed now. part of the contest is all these vulnerabilities being fixed. a fun way to show off your skills and so everyone gets protected by the attacks it. >> host: how long did it take you to break into this iphone and from wher
purpose? was it a defense mechanism, the defense department? >> no, it was a purely offensive, pre-emptive effort to slow the nuclear weapons processing capability of iran. >> you mentioned a charlie miller, and mr. miller is in st. louis, joining us today. mr. miller, what was your goal in breaking into the iphone? >> well, and the particular case, it was for a contest, like robert mentioned. they have this contest every year. hackers across the world enter it. they have various devices. if you break into the devices, you win some cash it and devices also. i want contests earlier in my career. it was more about showing things like the iphone or desktops running apple software are vulnerable, because it was not really believed it was. now it is just i have shown vulnerabilities in the iphone, have shown a tax where i could send a text message to the iphone and taken over. these are all fixed now. part of the contest is all of these areas are fixed. it is a fun way to show what skills and everybody gets protected by the attacks we come up with. >> how long did it take you to break i
new york times." >> host: and what was its purpose? was it a defense mechanism? was it the defense department? >> guest: no. it was purely a offensive, preemptive effort the slow the nuclear weapons processing capability of iran. >> host: well, you mentioned charlie miller, and mr. miller is in st. louis, and he joins us today on "the communicators." mr. miller, what was your, what was your goal in breaking into the iphone? >> guest: well, in that particular case it was for a contest, like robert mentioned. they have this contest every year, hackers across the world enter it, and they have various devices. if you can break into the devices, you win some cash and the device itself. so that was my goal. i won that contest a few times. earlier in my career it was more about showing that things like iphones or, you know, desktops running apple software were vulnerable because it wasn't believed that it was, but now it's just, you know, i've shown vulnerables in iphone, i've found attacks where i can take over an iphone in the past. all these are fixed now because part of the contest is
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